Adventist

[ ad-ven-tist, ad-ven- ]
/ ˈæd vɛn tɪst, ædˈvɛn- /

noun

Also called Second Adventist. a member of any of certain Christian denominations that maintain that the Second Advent of Christ is imminent.

adjective

of or relating to Adventists.

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Origin of Adventist

First recorded in 1835–45; Advent + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM Adventist

Ad·vent·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for adventist

Adventist
/ (ˈædvɛntɪst, ˈædvən-) /

noun

a member of any of the Christian groups, such as the Seventh-Day Adventists that hold that the Second Coming of Christ is imminent
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